Archive: 05/01/2008

In a global economy, trust is a critical commodity

In the global economy, corporate collaboration is becoming a necessity, making trust critical to the success of joint business ventures. A University of Missouri study examined the effects of trust at three distinct organizational ...

May 01, 2008
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Americans Hard to Contain on Potted Plant Expenditures

When it comes to using plant-filled pots on the porch or around the landscape, Americans are hardly able to contain themselves. U.S. consumers spend more than $1.3 billion a year on this gardening method, ...

May 01, 2008
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Computer programs help drug abusers stay abstinent

Drug abusers who used a computer-assisted training program in addition to receiving traditional counseling stayed abstinent significantly longer than those who received counseling alone, a Yale University study has found.

May 01, 2008
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Probing Question: What is Net neutrality?

"Internet Freedom, under attack. What do we do? Stand up, talk back," shouted a group calling themselves the Raging Grannies, outside the Dinkelspiel Auditorium at Stanford University. Inside, the Federal ...

May 01, 2008
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Instant messaging -- a new language?

For many adults over the age of 30, the former groupings of letters would seem incoherent, but for a newer generation of technologically-savvy young adults it can say a lot.

May 01, 2008
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